Also known as
Japanese Creeper, Japanese Ivy, Virginia creeper
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This plant has no fragrance
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Boston Ivy Overview
Vigorous woody creeper grown for its deeply toothed leaves that are bright green in summer and turn red in autumn. it is dormant in winter. The plant can grow, without support, climbing easily onto walls or supporting structures, excellent to cover walls or structures. There are insignificant berries in summer.
Common problems with Boston Ivy
Generally trouble free.
How to harvest Boston Ivy
How to propagate Boston Ivy
Soft wood cutting in early summer, green wood cuttings in midsummer and hardwood cuttings in winter.
Sow seed in autumn.
Special features of Boston Ivy
Red to purple leaves in Autumn.
Other uses of Boston Ivy
Ornamental, foliage, fruit, wall or trellis